- February 13, 2013
- Mount Olive, North Carolina
of Edna's Passing
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“Thinking of you and extending sincere sympathy, Norwood Ezzell Family
2 of 7 | Posted by: Cindy Bell - Mount Olive, NC
“Mrs. Clifton and Family: You are in my thoughts and prayers.
3 of 7 | Posted by: Teresa Frack - Turkey, NC
“Mrs. Beverly and Family
I was so sorry to here of your mothers passing. May the memories of your Mothers love be with you all and confort you at...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Barbara O Jones - Faison, NC
“Thinking of your family during this time. Edna was a wonderful person and friend.
5 of 7 | Posted by: Clara S. Price - Mount Olive, NC
“It is with much sorrow that I have learned of my Aunt Edna's passing. It is our loss, her gain. I never saw her that she was not smiling as she...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jennette James Bennett - GA
“Dickie, Beverly and Billie Carole,
Ms. Edna was such a nice lady and a good neighbor. Sometime when we were both out in our yards, picking up...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Diane Coley Carlson - Mount Olive, NC
Edna R. Cobb
MOUNT OLIVE – Edna Reaves Cobb, long time Mount Olive resident, passed away Wednesday afternoon, February 13, at Genesis Health Care.
Services to celebrate her life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Saturday, Feb 16, at Mount Olive Presbyterian Church where she was a long time, loyal member. The Rev. Steven Wicks will officiate. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Cobb is survived by her children, Beverly Cobb Clifton and husband, Tim, of Turkey, Dickson Wright Cobb and wife, Carolyn, of Raleigh, and Billie Carole Cobb Grady and husband, Jerry, of Mount Olive; grandchildren, Geoffrey Merritt and wife, Jennifer, David Merritt and wife, Amanda, Kelly Paul Grady and wife, Dominique, Dustin Grady, Hayley Grady, Anna C. Cobb, and John Dickson Cobb; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Nell Harrell of Goldsboro.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayland W. "Billy" Cobb; her parents, George and Katie Lafferty Reaves; and several brothers and sisters. Mrs. Cobb and her late husband were operators of the Army Surplus Store which was located in downtown Mount Olive.
The family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home between 6 and 8 p.m. on Friday, February 15, and at other times at Mrs. Cobb's former residence.
A Tyndall Service.
Mount Olive, NC